Boeing’s new long-haul aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner, visits Norway and Scandinavia for the first time on May 1.
The visit is a part of the aircraft’s world tour – The 787 Dream Tour, where Norwegian’s future customers and partners have the opportunity to experience the airplane up close. Norwegian is the only Scandinavian airline to have the Dreamliner aircraft on order and has six lined up fodelivery.
The aircraft lands at Oslo’s Gardermoen airport on Tuesday May 1; during the three-day visit, media, Norwegian’s contacts and close partners will get a tour of the plane.
”We look forward to the Dreamliner visit, not least to show off the latest and most technologically advanced aircraft in modern aviation. This is an aircraft for the future, with a high passenger comfort and lower operational costs. The low fuel burn makes this aircraft the most environmentally friendly option for our long haul operation.,” said CEO Bjørn Kjos.
Facts about the 787 Dreamliner
- 20 percent less fuel per passenger compared to aircraft of similar size
- 25-30 percent lower NOx emission than comparable aircraft
- Low cabin noise
- Larger windows
- Higher cabin humidity – less dry air
- The aircraft’s makes the turbulence less noticeably
- The 787 can fly more than 1,000 kilometers farther than competing aircraft
12th April 2012